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Alberta Transportation’s mandate is to ensure the transportation system enables Alberta’s economic, social and environmental vitality. With Alberta Transportation, you can engage in a fulfilling career with diverse room to grow. We believe in building careers, providing opportunities for growth within the organization, and strive to provide our staff with a work-life balance.

To learn more about Alberta Transportation, follow the link to https://www.alberta.ca/transportation.aspx

Role
Are you looking for a challenging opportunity to use your technical skills in a dynamic environment? Are you ready to progress in your land-use planning career?  Alberta Transportation has an opportunity for you as Development and Planning Technologist located in the Stony Plain Office.

In this role, you will review and make  recommendations on submissions for provincial highway vicinity activities, including subdivisions, developments, utility crossings, land dispositions, road closure procedures, special events, and sign installations. You will be responsible for ensuring safety guidelines are followed and that developments adhere to the long-term goals and plans of the department.  You will also conduct field inspections and assist in the preparation of various agreements and plans.

You will be the first line of contact for the general public, developers, municipalities, planning board representatives, and other stakeholders on development issues; therefore, it requires strong relationship building, communication and negotiation skills. Originality and creativity are needed to provide solutions that allow highway area activities to proceed without compromising safety and long term highway planning objectives.

You will join a dedicated and dynamic team of engineering professionals and technologists willing to provide you support and training to broaden your technical knowledge and skills as you embark on your career with the public service.

The activities and responsibilities associated with this position are :

  1. Review and respond to applications/submissions for Roadside Permit, Utility Permit and Sign Permit.
  2. Subdivision and planning proposals for Area Structure plan, Subdivision appeals, future highway planning.
  3. Activities within highway right of way that includes Access management, filed inspections, sign approvals, traffic accommodation strategies.
  4. Approval outside highway rights of way that includes road closures, property dispositions, property purchase.

Qualifications
A university degree in engineering, planning or applied sciences in a related field plus four years experience OR a technical diploma in civil engineering, land-use planning, land management or a related field plus six years of related experience in highway roadside planning, highway design and/or highway construction is required.  Direct experience in development control and planning would be considered an asset.

Equivalency will be considered on one to one basis.

APS Competencies
Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

The competencies required to succeed in this position are:

  1. Systems Thinking
  2. Creative problem Solving
  3. Drive for Results

Salary

$2,621.67 to  $3,442.53 bi weekly i.e. ( $68,425 to $89,850 per year )

Notes
There are two permanent positions based in Stony Plain which is a town in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region of Alberta.  This place is known for its many painted murals representing various periods, events and people throughout the town’s history. Visit the  Stony Plain website at  https://www.stonyplain.com/en/index.aspx to see what could await you in this progressive urban location.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees:

The Government of Alberta is implementing a proof of COVID 19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees, to improve the health and safety of Alberta Public Service employees and Albertans we serve.

Any candidates in the process for applying for employment with the Government of Alberta, must be able to comply with one of the following:

  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination;
  • If you are a successful candidate and have not provided proof of COVID 19 vaccination, you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee;
  • Candidates and employees who are unable to get vaccinated based on a protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act may request approval for an exemption and accommodation.

How To Apply

To apply, please visit: https://jobpostings.alberta.ca/job-invite/19294/

Closing Statement
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Samantha Kith at samantha.kith@gov.ab.ca

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

To apply for this job please visit jobpostings.alberta.ca.

Development and Planning Technologists